Maud. Alfred Lord TENNYSON.
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Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire [sold in London]: Essex House Press, 1905. Octavo. Bound in original ivory vellum, with the Essex House Dianthus emblem and the motto ‘Soul is Form’ blindstamped on the front cover, and spine titled in gilt. Pages separated by tissue guards. (ii) 3-75pp. (v). Printed in Caslon type, rubricated initials in red throughout, with gilt heightening to the opening initial. A Very Good copy. Vellum covers slightly spotted and soiled, but internally clean and bright, with only occasional spotting to vellum pages. Hand coloured frontispiece by Reginald Savage, from a design after Laurence Housman, and cut in wood by Clemence Housman. Hand coloured colophon device, after Housman. One of 125 copies printed on vellum, this copy being unnumbered. From C.R. Ashbee’s Great Poems of the Language series. Other titles in this fourteen volume series, which was produced between 1900 and 1905, include 'The Rime of the Ancient Mariner', 'Comus', 'Epithalamion', and Gray’s 'Elegy'. [Tomkinson, EHP 61]. Item #10

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